|Project||Sustainability Engagement Officer|
|Employer||London School of Economics and Political Sciences|
LSE is a specialist social sciences university with an international intake and a global reach. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 16 Nobel Prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni, and 34 past and present world leaders have studied or taught at the LSE. The LSE estate consists of 100,000m2 of central London office and teaching space, 13 catering outlets, a nursery, a world renowned library, a public house, eight halls of residence and an 11 acre sports ground.
LSE is a sector-leader in embedding environmental sustainability in its campus and operations, and the LSE Sustainability Team coordinates an extensive programme of work to enhance the School’s environmental impacts from energy and carbon, waste, water, construction, procurement and other areas.
The Sustainability Engagement Officer will deliver a range of sustainability engagement projects, working with stakeholders across the LSE community to encourage environmental behaviours. In particular they will manage the ‘Green Impact’ campaign, which encourages staff and students to embed sustainable practices within their own offices. They will also boost the overall capacity of the LSE Sustainability Team, supporting and contributing to a range of projects.
This is an 11-month post.
Benefits of this opportunity
The successful graduate will have opportunities to learn about being a team player, developing communication skills in different mediums, and stakeholder management experience. They will gain project management skills including event planning and management, project implementation and evaluation. They will also gain insight into a range of environmental management issues.
Future employment potential
The role may be able to be extended dependent upon its success and the development of any further needs that the School may have. Permanent work opportunities may arise within the team over the duration of the placement but timing and funding will influence the likelihood of any further opportunities for the graduate within the team. The skills, experience and knowledge gained from this post will open up many opportunities for a wide-range of sustainability work.
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to email@example.com or call 01572 723419
Outputs and Key Tasks
Employer: Change Agents UK Trading Limited on behalf of LSE
Salary (per annum pro rata): ): £19,550 pa pro rata
Interview Date: Monday 15th August 2016
Closing Date: Sunday 31st July 2016
Start Date: August 2016
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Length of Opportunity: 11 Months
Work outside normal hours: Possibility of very occasional work outside normal hours to coordinate events.
Annual leave: 25 days pa pro rata
Probation period: 1 month
Base: LSE Campus
Department: Estates Division
|Hours Per Week||35.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted